Nicolas Peterson

Nicolas Peterson is Professor of Anthropology in the School of Archaeology and Anthropology at The Australian National University. His main areas of research have been with Yolngu people in northeast Arnhem Land and Warlpiri people in the Tanami desert. His research interests include economic anthropology, social change, land and marine tenure, fourth world people and the state, the anthropology of photography and the history of the discipline in Australia. Some publications in this latter area include, Studying Man and Man’s Nature: The History of Institutionalisation of Aboriginal Anthropology (Australian Aboriginal Institute of Studies, 1990); Donald Thomson: The Man and Scholar (Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, 2005) edited with Bruce Rigsby; and The Makers and Making of Indigenous Australian Museum Collections (Melbourne University Press, 2008) edited with Lindy Allen and Louise Hamby.

German Ethnography in Australia

German Ethnography in Australia »

Edited by: Nicolas Peterson, Anna Kenny
ISBN (print): 9781760461317
ISBN (online): 9781760461324
Publication date: 2017
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Experiments in self-determination »

Histories of the outstation movement in Australia

Edited by: Nicolas Peterson, Fred Myers
ISBN (print): 9781925022896
ISBN (online): 9781925022902
Publication date: January 2016